Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

Clinician - ASBTEP

Boys & Girls village is looking for a Master's Level Clinician to provide Sexuality Education for individualized clinical and case management services in the home to the youth including other individuals in his/her natural support system.

Care Manager Bilingual-Therapeutic Foster Care

Master's level position in the Therapeutic Foster Care program trains, recruits, and approves foster/ adoptive parents. The program provides care management services to children ages 6-17 who require out of home care and are capable of living in a family setting. They are children who have some combination of psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional disorders. Provides care management services to TFC homes in order to prevent the disruption of TFC children.

Clinician- MDFT

Master's Degree and licensed eligible. The MDFT program is a family focused, ecologically oriented evidence based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or with disruptive behaviors and/or co-morbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse.

Nurse (RN)

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.

Paraeducator

Energetic, motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Special Education Teacher- Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred. There is a sign on bonus offered. There are both Full and Part Time positions available.

Licensed Clinical Program Manager

The Program Manager is a licensed Master's level mental health professional who directs and supervises the professional and administrative activities of the Clinicians in the ASBTEP program. They ensure that all model, contractual, licensing and payer requirements are met. The Program Manager will also provide direct service/on-call as needed.

Mental Health Worker

The Mental Health Worker/Mentor/Line Staff are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. They also actively monitor and manage crisis situations. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips.

Clinician- MST/BSF - Bilingual (Spanish)

Masters Level Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains. We offer increased compensation for Bilingual staff.

Culinary Instructor- Part Time

BGV is seeking a certified culinary instructor to work in our vocational program with teens ages 16-21. Hours are Monday- Friday 2pm-6pm with occasional evening and weekend hours needed.
This position will be responsible for menu planning, quality control, and overseeing daily operations and educational courses for the Work to Learn Program, including our teaching restaurant, Meatball Heaven.

Special Education Teacher Part Time

The Special Education Teacher functions as an instructional leader on a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. The Certified Special Education Teacher will be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. Additionally, the Certified Special Education Teacher will serve in the ongoing development and assessment of curriculum and learning.